The 2026 showpiece will be the first World Cup co-hosted by three countries, and will also be the first World Cup to host 48 nations.
The 2026 FIFA World Cup would see football move on from what seems to be the norm to for the very first time, host 48 nations. The showpiece will also be the first World Cup co-hosted by three countries.
In June 2022, 16 cities across the three host countries were approved for the 23rd edition of the tournament.
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Of these 16 cities, eleven are in the United States, which will host 60 games, while Canada has two and Mexico has three. Both of the latter two nations will host ten games each.
Here are the host cities for the Canada-Mexico-USA 2026 World Cup
United States host cities (11)
- Atlanta - Mercedes-Benz Stadium
- Boston - Gillette Stadium
- Dallas - AT&T Stadium
- Houston - NRG Stadium
- Kansas City - Arrowhead Stadium
- Los Angeles - Rose Bowl and SoFi Stadium
- Miami - Hard Rock Stadium
- New York/New Jersey - MetLife Stadium
- Philadelphia - Lincoln Financial Field
- San Francisco/Bay Area - Levi's Stadium
- Seattle - Lumen Field
Canada host cities (2)
- Toronto - BMO Field
- Vancouver - BC Place
Mexico host cities (3)
- Guadalajara - Estadio Akron
- Mexico City - Estadio Azteca
- Monterrey - Estadio BBVA
2026 hosts experienced in hosting World Cups
Mexico: having hosted the 1970 and 1986 tournaments, will become the first country to host or co-host the men's World Cups three times.
The United States: having hosted the 1994 men's and the 1999 and 2003 women's World Cups, becomes the first country to host both men's and women's World Cups twice.
While Canada: having hosted the 2015 Women's World Cup, becomes the fifth country to host both men's and women's World Cup. The 2026 event will be Canada's first hosting of the men's World Cup.
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